We are just finishing the Thanksgiving holiday and I want to share how much I love my mom and dad. I am so blessed to have both my mom and dad spend the Thanksgiving holiday with me and the family the last few years. I am blessed they make the long drive from California toContinue reading “I ❤️ My Mom And Dad”
I’m a dairy farmer. I’m a mom of 3. I am very busy and always on the go. Meals are usually while I am on the road. From snack size cheese, protein bars, or dairy based coffee beverages, it’s what gets me through the day. My biggest challenge is finding dairy based products that areContinue reading “Moms and the need for Dairy innovation”
My daughter is a serious soccer player. Most serious athletes have a favorite recovery drink. I’m happy to say my daughter has never liked the traditional “go to” recovery drinks. Thankfully science has provided great proof that chocolate milk is an excellent choice. Many colleges and schools are using chocolate milk as the preferred sportsContinue reading “Soccer and Chocolate Milk”
I am sure you are wondering what is the relationship between Autism and Labor Issues? We are currently experiencing the “lack” of a reliable employee on our farm. Yes, we had a millennial age employee decide to just not show up for work. To be honest, we were given a heads up when she postedContinue reading “Autism and Labor Issues”
A Family Farm is where the entire family works together, plays together, and makes a life together.
Just a week ago today, the dairy community lost an amazing young lady and her father to a tragic car accident. I have been trying to make sense of this accident ~ I just can not. Instead, I can do my best to help Anna’s mom and sister Kara do the best they can toContinue reading “In Memoriam”
When we hear the word promotion, most think a “limited time offer” or “special item with this purchase”. But for dairy farmers, promotion means so much more. Each dairy farmer is required to pay into a promotion program. In Washington State, I pay into the Dairy Farmers of Washington. This group is responsible for promotingContinue reading “Milk Promotion”
We are blessed to have 3 children: Zach 18, Cassy Jo 15, and Joey 14. This photo represents last Tuesday. Why Tuesday? Well, my oldest resumed the next chapter in his WA State FFA State Sentinel journey. He will be in and out of our home for the next year while competing this long soughtContinue reading “Letting Go….”